The security forces conducted separate airstrikes in different parts of Ghazni provice destroying a Humvee armored personnel carrier packed with explosives.

The Provincial Government Media Office in a statement said the airstrikes also killed 5 Taliban militants and wounded another militant.

The statement further added that the security forces carried out the first airstrike at 11:30 pm local time in Laileza area of Qarabagh district.

Furthermore, the Provincial Government said the airstrike destroyed a Humvee packed with explosives, killed 2 Taliban militants and wounded another militant.

The Provincial Government also added that the security forces carried out the second airstrike in Geru district targeting a gathering of Taliban militants.

According to Provincial Government, the airstrike in Geru district killed 3 Taliban militants.

The anti-government armed militants have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

The security situation in Ghazni province has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in the this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.


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